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‘Pokémon Go’ Pushes Redmond-Based Nintendo Stock to Augmented Reality Breakthrough

‘Pokémon Go’ Pushes Redmond-Based Nintendo Stock to Augmented Reality Breakthrough

The game is immersive, based on augmented reality. But the stock surge of Kyoto, Japan-based Nintendo is all too real. Nintendo North America, which is headquartered in Redmond, saw its stock soar nearly 25 percent Monday after the release of  “Pokémon Go,” which directs its users to explore their physical surroundings to find, catch and train Pokémon characters. The […]

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100,000 Opportunities Initiative Starts Hiring on May 5

100,000 Opportunities Initiative Starts Hiring on May 5

The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, a coalition of 40 top U.S. companies, will bring its national youth hiring movement to Seattle beginning with a job fair on May 5 at Seattle’s CenturyLink Field Event Center. Hiring managers from Alaska Airlines, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Delaware North, Dominos, Evolution Fresh, FedEx, Hilton, HMSHost, Hyatt, JCPenney, Leisure Care, Lyft, Macy’s, Microsoft, Nordstrom, […]

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Seattle Sounders FC Launches New Video App With DeskSite

Seattle Sounders FC Launches New Video App With DeskSite

New HD “Big Screen” video platform delivers exclusive Sounders FC content on-demand to desktops, laptops, and tablets Seattle Sounders FC is the most recent MLS team to partner with DeskSite, officially launching the Sounders FC DeskSite, a new, interactive video app that proactively delivers premium, high-definition video content on-demand to fans – for free.   […]

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Sino-Seattle Summit a Spectacle of Tech’s Supreme CEO Superstars

Sino-Seattle Summit a Spectacle of Tech’s Supreme CEO Superstars

If it were basketball, it would be The Dream Team, if chess, the grandmaster elite. The biggest names in the pantheon of U.S.-China  technology met in Seattle this September 23rd in a diplomatic and technocratic sign of respect to the visiting president of China, Xi Jinping. Captured in the photo above, in the front row, from left to right, are Facebook […]

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Best College for Getting a Job in Tech? Puget Sound On Top

Best College for Getting a Job in Tech? Puget Sound On Top

University of Puget Sound has been named among the Top 20 American “Best Colleges for Getting a Job in Tech,” by MSN’s IT Insider technology section.             The Tacoma-based liberal arts college, which is home to a popular mathematics and computer science department, rated highly on several academic and career-readiness factors, and particularly strongly in […]

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Girls Who Code Spend an Immersive Summer With Expedia

Girls Who Code Spend an Immersive Summer With Expedia

Expedia.com, one of the world’s largest full service online travel sites*, announced the kick-off of its summer with Girls Who Code – a national non-profit organization that seeks to inspire, educate and equip girls with computing skills for the 21st century. Expedia, Inc. will host 30 high school girls at its headquarters: 20 in the widely celebrated Girls […]

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Amazon Business Store Arrives with Free Two-Day Shipping

Amazon Business Store Arrives with Free Two-Day Shipping

Amazon has announced the launch of Amazon Business (www.amazon.com/business), a new marketplace on Amazon.com that combines the selection, convenience and value customers have come to know and love from Amazon, with new features and unique benefits tailored to businesses. Amazon Business provides easy access to hundreds of millions of products – everything from IT and lab […]

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Seattle Parking Has Gone Valet — Citywide — with the Luxe App Treatment

Seattle Parking Has Gone Valet — Citywide — with the Luxe App Treatment

A new on-demand, valet parking service known as Luxe has hit the streets of Seattle. Now you can drop off and pick up your car from anywhere in Downtown, Belltown, Pioneer Square, Capitol Hill or South Lake Union wherever it’s most convenient and have your parking included in the fee, all for a maximum of $15! The Uber of parking, […]

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Jukely, the Netflix of Concerts, Goes Live in Seattle

Jukely, the Netflix of Concerts, Goes Live in Seattle

Following successful launches in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Austin, Chicago and Miami, the “all you can eat” club and concert subscription service known as Jukely has landed in Seattle to offer music fans an endless buffet of an unlimited number of live shows in E-city for just $25 per month. Shows range from premiere […]

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Zillow and University of Washington to Host “Hack Housing: Empowering Smarter Decisions” — A Weekend Hackathon

Zillow and University of Washington to Host “Hack Housing: Empowering Smarter Decisions” — A Weekend Hackathon

With participation from the White House, U.S. Department of Commerce and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); Scheduled for Feb. 6-8 at Zillow Tower in Seattle  Zillow is hosting a weekend hackathon whereby developers will be asked to come up with creative solutions to make it easier for first-time homebuyers, low-income renters and […]

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